SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Carlyle Group Management L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
05/02/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
FNB United Corp. [ FNBN ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director X 10% Owner
Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
Form filed by One Reporting Person
X Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common stock, no par value per share 4,930,313 I See footnotes (1) (2)
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Carlyle Group Management L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Carlyle Group L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Carlyle Holdings II GP L.L.C.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
Carlyle Holdings II L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O THE CARLYLE GROUP
1001 PENNSYLVANIA AVE. NW, SUITE 220S

(Street)
WASHINGTON DC 20004

(City) (State) (Zip)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
TC Group Cayman Investment Holdings Sub L.P.

(Last) (First) (Middle)
C/O WALKER CORPORATE SERVICES LIMITED
WALKER HOUSE, 87 MARY STREET

(Street)
GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN KY1-9001

(City) (State) (Zip)
Explanation of Responses:
1. Following an internal reorganization, the reporting persons, by reason of the relationships described below, may be deemed to be the beneficial owners of the shares reported herein and held of record by Carlyle Financial Services Harbor, L.P. (the "Record Holder"). Each of the reporting persons expressly disclaims beneficial ownership of any such securities, except to the extent of its pecuniary interest therein.
2. The indirect parent of the Record Holder is now TC Group Cayman Investment Holdings Sub L.P. The general partner of TC Group Cayman Investment Holdings Sub L.P. is TC Group Cayman Investment Holdings, L.P. The general partner of TC Group Cayman Investment Holdings, L.P. is Carlyle Holdings II L.P. The general partner of Carlyle Holdings II L.P. is Carlyle Holdings II GP L.L.C. The managing member of Carlyle Holdings II GP L.L.C. is The Carlyle Group L.P. The general partner of The Carlyle Group L.P. is Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., which is managed by an eight person board of directors, with all board action relating to the voting or disposition of these shares requiring approval of a majority of the board. All members of the board of directors expressly disclaim beneficial ownership of the shares reported herein.
Remarks:
Exhibit List: Exhibit 24 - Confirming Statement Exhibit 99 - Joint Filer Information
/s/ R. Rainey Hoffman, attorney-in-fact for Daniel A. D?Aniello, Chairman 05/08/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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